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Lee Chapel and Museum

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Address: Jefferson, Henry, Lexington, VA
Phone Number: 540-463-8768
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a piece of history

A must see for any civil war buff. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. GoogleMaps takes you to the wrong direction, if you are unfamiliar ask someone in the town or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must see for any civil war buff. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. GoogleMaps takes you to the wrong direction, if you are unfamiliar ask someone in the town or go to the visitors center, they will assist.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a hidden little gem on the William and Lee University. Very interesting and educational. Our family walked away with a greater appreciation of General Lee and the history of the Civil War. So glad we stopped!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Lee Chapel on a cold, rainy day in August (yes, August!). We were not disappointed. The tour guide gave us a nice tour of the chapel. We then went downstairs to where General Lee and his descendants are actually buried and were met by another nice tour guide. If you have any appreciation of history, you need to... More 

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Niagara on the Lake
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a Civil War buff, this is a must see for anyone who has any interest in the War Between the States

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White, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing little museum and tour. I believe it was certainly worth the time to visit. I learned more than I thought I ever would. My two young children was able to keep entertained somehow even without any children activities. Would return again in the future.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful chapel & museum that explains the life of Robert E. Lee. A must see for any history buff.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see museum while in town. The staff are most knowledgeable and want to share stories they know about two great Presidents.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a somber and thought provoking place to visit. Take time to explore the chapel and Lee's office in the basement. They have done a great job of offering a glimpse into the life of a very human man who lived in a very trying time.

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing historic site on the beautiful Washington and Lee campus. Good tours, good museum, incredibly important history preserved here. Visit their surprisingly good book store. Great to see a public institution still interpreting Confederate legends. Agree with them or not they influenced the course of American history.

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Bristol, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful place inside and out. The museum portion is very good at letting you learn about Robert E. Lee post war. I highly recommend this place for history buffs..

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